John M. McClure

John M. McCLURE John M. McClure, pastor, chaplain, counselor, pilot, painter, passed away February 9 at age 95. John was born December 16, 1915 in Eldon, Iowa. Preceded in death by daughter Ester Davidson, he is survived by five children and his wife of 77 years, Barbara McClure. John was pastor at numerous Disciples of Christ and Methodist churches, and also a substance abuse counselor and chaplain at the Sundown M Ranch in Selah, Washington. Services will be held February 20, 3:00 p.m. at United Christian Church Renton, 1707 Edmonds Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058. Directions to the church are available from or Memorial donations may be made in John's name to the Wesley Foundation at or the United Christian Church at designated for choir music. Sign John's on-line Guest Book at

Published in The Seattle Times on Feb. 18, 2011